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Innovation Gets Some Deserved Recognition

Posted by Creative Realities on July 12, 2011

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Topics: SCVNGR, winners, New England, MITX, Gazelle, Backupify, Punchbowl, recognition, Kelly Kretschmar, Innovation

‘Hunting’ for a different way to approach your innovation challenges?

Posted by Creative Realities on July 11, 2011

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Topics: creativity, culture, Sarah Feloney, training, skills, Innovation, strategy

TOP 10 Innovation Retweets from June 2011

Posted by Creative Realities on July 6, 2011

Yeah, yeah it’s a bit late.  I know.  We’ve been busy!  And, apparently we’re not alone in that respect in the innovation space.  That’s good, because not only does it mean the economy is trending in the right direction, it means I had plenty to choose from to compile this list.  So, without further ado, here’s what we saw “innotweeted” the most in June 2011:

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Topics: Clay Maxwell, Twitter, trends, bizinovationist, Innovation

The Hard Part: Sorting through all these ideas

Posted by Creative Realities on July 5, 2011

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Topics: facilitation, Clay Maxwell, bizinovationist, Sort, invention, Innovation, strategy, brainstorming

Why is the sky blue? -- three tips for innovation

Posted by Creative Realities on June 26, 2011


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Topics: Jay Terwilliger, Relaxed Concentration, creative thinking, Innovation, Collaboration, 9 Critical Success Factors, breakthrough innovation, Essentials for Innovation, brainstorming, creative thinking skills, changing the game, connection making

Business (Not) as Usual

Posted by Creative Realities on June 22, 2011

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Topics: Clay Maxwell, Globality, Innovation

Innovation's #1 Critical Success Factor and the Stanley Cup

Posted by Creative Realities on June 21, 2011

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Topics: Jay Terwilliger, Innovation, Innovation, Compelling Case for Innovation, 9 Critical Success Factors, innovation consulting, criteria for innovation

Escape from Brainstorm Island with Paddy Miller

Posted by Creative Realities on June 17, 2011

We tend to innovate by going off on an island, with lots of Post-its and flip charts, and we end up stuck on Brainstorm Island. How do we escape from Brainstorm Island?

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Topics: Chris Dolan, Thought Leaders, Corporate Innovation Group, critical ideation skills, Innovation, Innovation Strategy, brainstorming, Creating an Innovation agenda

Top Retweets for May 2011

Posted by Creative Realities on June 9, 2011


Here are Creative Realities' Top Retweets for May 2011*:

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Topics: Chris Dolan, creativity, Clay Maxwell, Amanda Hines, David Culton, Twitter, Innovation, brainstorming

Clayton Christensen: 2 Surprising Reasons Good Companies Fail

Posted by Creative Realities on June 8, 2011

Clayton Christensen is an inspiring guy. Not only has he disrupted the business world throughout his career as one of the foremost innovation academics, he has also overcome a bout with cancer and a recent stroke. Introduced as "the Kobe Bryant of the innovation world," he kicked off the 2011 World Innovation Forum. He began by informing the audience of close to 1,000 that after his stroke one year ago, he had to relearn to speak one word at a time. He then went on to discuss some of the reasons good companies falter. He offered two particularly surprising explanations:

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Topics: Chris Dolan, Learning From Failure, Innovation